Adult Heritage Education Programs

Boca History 201: A Virtual Lecture Series

Boca History 201 is a continuation of the popular Boca History Virtual Series. There are five (5) special speakers who will each present a 30-minute lecture. Boca History 201 will occur every consecutive Thursday from
June 3 - July 1, 20121 via Zoom at 12noon.

The entire Boca History 201 series is FREE to all BRHS members.
Registration Required: research@bocahistory.org

   
   
BOCA HISTORY 201: THE JEWS OF BOCA RATON - A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
    Presenter: Miriam Sanua Dalin
    12noon on Thursday, June 3, 2021
    Miriam will share lessons learned from the Boca Raton Historical Society's project that
    documents the history of the Jewish community in Boca Raton.

    
     BOCA HISTORY 201: BOCA DE RATONES: AN ETYMOLOGICAL REASSESSMENT
     Presenter: Humberto Ruiz
     12noon on Thursday, June 10, 2021

      Humberto will reveal the findings of his intensive research on the origin of our city's name.

   
     BOCA HISTORY 201: THE STORM OF 1928
   
Presenter: Eliot Kleinberg
    12noon on Thursday, June 17, 2021

    
Learn about Florida's worst national disasters and how it impacted the people of Palm Beach County
    from journalist and historian Eliot Kleinberg.

   
   BOCA HISTORY 201: THE LAZZARI MURDERS
    Presenter: Sally Ling
   12noon on Thursday, June 24, 2021
   Sally will explore Boca raton's coldest of cold cases, the murder of Leno and Louise Lazzarri in
   1946.

  
   BOCA HISTORY 201: AFRICA U.S.A.
   Presenter: Ginger Pedersen
   12noon on Thursday, July 1, 2021

   Join Africa U.S.A. founder Jon Pedersen's granddaughter, Ginger, for a look back at this
   popular attraction, which gained national attention for little Boca Raton.

Community Presentations 


Presentations on the history of Boca Raton are available to groups, organizations, and businesses for a fee. The history talks include historic photographs from the BRHS&M archives. Currently, the BRHS&M offers four  Boca Raton history topics (shown below). For more information, contact the Education Department at 561.395.6766  ext.107 or education@bocahistory.org.  


Our First Fifty Years


Boca Raton Early Pioneers


Boca Raton &
Addison Mizner 

Boca Raton Army Air Field
       

History Tours


The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum offers history tours to the community's residents and its visitors alike. These Heritage Educational  Tours are conducted by the Boca Raton Historical Society volunteers. The various tours include the Boca Express Train Museum, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the City of Boca Raton, and Boca Raton History Museum. The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum also offer these two virtual tours of old Town Hall. Check out these two virtual tours of old Town Hall: Google Maps .

 

 

BOCA RATON HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
71 North Federal Highway|Boca Raton, Florida 33432
P: 561.395.6766 F: 561.395.4049| CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
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